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18 Dec 08
Latest Newsletter

The December Newsletter contains details of the new timetable, including the restoration of services from Milton Keynes (from 26 January 2009), the withdrawal of the Cross-Country service via the West London line, the opening of new and refurbished Shepherd's Bush Stations, together with a summary of new activities

Latest Flyer

This flyer provides details of the improved morning peak cross-Clapham services serving all stations to/from East Croydon.

Stations on the West London Line

WLL Stations

12 Dec 08
Revised Southern timetable (14 December 2009)
From 14 December, through services between the West London Line, Gatwick Airport and Brighton are withdrawn. Monday to Saturday services will now run hourly with NEW timings, and between Clapham Junction <-> East Croydon will call at all stations. Gatwick-Brighton passengers may change at either Clapham Junction (steep, narrow stairs) or East Croydon (no-step subway or overbridge). From 26 January 2009, the Monday-Saturday service will be extended to Milton Keynes. See the map on the right for the stations served.
26 Sept08
Latest Flyer

Welcoming the opening of the new Shepherd's Bush WLL station this latest Flyer includes brief details of major new rail travel opportunities through the opening of the new station, PLUS a timetable of good news for the WLL passengers through to December 2010

08 July 08
Latest Newsletter

Welcoming the opening of the new Shepherd's Bush WLL station in October, the proposed restoration of the link to Milton Keynes by January, news about a new station at Imperial Wharf and maps of services and interconnections for passengers travelling to/from the north, the south and the south west, using the WLL and avoiding Zone 1, this latest Newsletter also includes brief details of new trains on London Overground, AND details of the Earls Court Festival (6-20 July) including the Little Red Train running on Sunday 20th July in Brompton Cemetery.

27 April 08
WLLG Flyer

This flyer contains an update to the latest timetable changes and includes details of how passengers at the new Mitcham Eastfields station can join the WLL services at Balham.

2 April 08
Letter to Secretary of State for Transport

The WLLG expresses a number of concerns about the proposed cessation of the cross-Clapham services [the incomplete answers to Parliamentary questions, the 28% increase in passenger traffic in 18 months, conflicts of Government policies, the undermining of passenger safety and potentials for non-compliance with Disability Discimination primary legislation, and the undermining of transport links for the West london venues for the 2012 Olympics]. The Group has included a list of new developmenst in the West london corridor that are significant generators of passenger demand for the West London Line services.

12 Dec 07
WLLG Flyers detailing timetable changes

These highlight the improvements to the WLL services following timetable changes from Monday 10th December on Overground and Southern services. These include extra morning peak service for Wembley Central, improved service between the WLL and South London stations in the morning and evening peaks, and the extra weekday morning services from Clapham Junction

10 Nov 07
Latest Newsletter

Welcoming the new London Overground network and detailing the benefits to WLL passengers, the Newsletter continues the campaign for retention of the cross-Clapham West London line services

6 Nov 07
WLLG comments on Brighton Main Line Rail Utilisation Survey (RUS)

The WLLG has responded to Southern's timetable proposals from December 2008 as part of their draft Brighton Main Line RUS Consultation.

26 Oct 07
WLLG comments on South London Rail Utilisation Survey (RUS)

The WLLG has responded to Network Rail as part of their South London RUS Consultation.

22 Oct 07
Improved peak services between the WLL and South London Cross-Clapham peak trains from 10th December 2007

See the WLLG Flyer summarising improved peak train times from Monday 10th December 2007

08 Aug 07
Latest Newsletter

Including details of how the cross-Clapham West London line services are once again under threat despite the rapid increase in demand for the Watford-Brighton service

7 May 07
New morning peak services from East Croydon and Clapham Junction from 21st May 2007

See the WLLG Flyers detailing the new 0747 service from East Croydon to West Brompton and Kensington Olympia and the augmented weekday morning peak northbound service between Clapham Junction, West Brompton and Kensington Olympia

24 Mar 07
WLLG submits proposal for "Railway Forum/"Modern Railways" Railway Industry Innovations Awards 2007

An innovative rail link Heathrow-Ebbsfleet via the West London Line

6 Mar 07
Latest Newsletter

Including details of the new service improvements from 21st May 2007 with improved cross-Clapham Junction services in the weekday morning peak from East Croydon to Kensington Olympia

 9 Jan 07
Zonal Fares at West Brompton from 2nd Jan '07

New London zonal fares were introduced on 2 January 2007 on Silverlink and Southern services to and from West Brompton. WLLG has issued a pamphlet describing the benefits to passengers, where some fares are now reduced whilst others remain unchanged from the 2006 fare structure.

23 Nov 06 
Fastrackit from Kensington Olympia and West Brompton Stations

Posters about travelling locally or farther afield from your local station to or via Kensington Olympia and West Brompton stations, avoiding inconvenient journey changes and more expensive fares via Central London

23 Nov 06 

See the poster about travelling direct on the West London Line to destinations in South London, including Balham for same-platform interchange to a range of other South London destinations as well as connections from and to stations on the Northern Line.These recently-introduced journey opportunities are already benefiting many commuters......

13 Nov 06 
Brighton Main Line Route Utilisation Strategy (RUS)

Read the WLLG's response to the BML RUS Consultation document

  [ Details on this page were last updated on 2 June 2010]